|High School:||Mayfair HS|
Taylor Austin made his Matador debut against Nebraska in the first game of a doubleheader, pitching 2.2 innings and striking out two batters (3/7) ... pitched 0.1 innings vs. UNLV (4/1).
Austin appeared in seven games, pitched a cumulative total of 8.0 innings, and struck out four batters for the Matadors.
MAYFAIR HIGH SCHOOL
Austin competed for the Monsoons in the Suburban League ... named honorable mention All-Suburban League in 2007 ... tabbed MVP of the St. Paul Gaster Tournament in 2006 ... graduated in 2007 with a 3.8 GPA.
Born August 12, 1989 in Long Beach ... parents are Kevin and Lori Austin ... favorites include actor Wayne Brady, actress Jessica Alba, television show "Prison Break", and barbecue chicken ... says the toughest thing about being an athlete is finding time to study ... likes to watch TV and sleep when he has time to relax ... once met slugger Mark McGwire ... loves ice cream ... one possession he could not live without is "The Bible" ... major is Kinesiology.